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|1 day 21 hours ago||Embed||
Mitch, we hardly knew ye.
|1 week 6 days ago||Turner Field (where the||
Turner Field (where the Braves play) is even newer. That didn't stop them from trying to hold taxpayers hostage for a new park, and then moving to Marietta (suburb). I bet they wish they'd started a year earlier - the Falcons beat them to it.
If you're suprised to see pro sports teams wasting public funding on unneccessary new arenas, you haven't been paying attention.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Yes please. Smith could be a||
Yes please. Smith could be a good piece of the right team, but I don't see the Pistons fitting that mold any time soon.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||"Subpar Defense". Probably to||
"Subpar Defense". Probably to negative-recruit a big man. No one wants to get posterized because their teammate was slacking on D.
|5 weeks 17 hours ago||I always thought 'wings'||
I always thought 'wings' referred to the entire yellow portion of the helmet.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||The Noel/Davis gifs of them||
The Noel/Davis gifs of them surrounded by 5'3 clones are great.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Did Rick Grimes title this post?||
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Like the other commenters||
Like the other commenters here, all I have is my own memory of 'Lewan has gotten a number of personals', or articles mentioning a single foul in a random game.
It would be interesting to see the actual count - it would be cool to see comprehensive NCAA penalty stats for their own sake, too.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||The helmet twist is pretty||
The helmet twist is pretty egregious. People were ready to crucify Gholston when he did that to His Holiness Denard, and rightfully so.
I've been trying and failing to find a count of unsportsmanlikes called on Lewan. He was no stranger to the personal foul.
Hoke here suggesting the leadership last year was suspect, specfically saying this year they aren't just going to 'annoint certain players'. That's not Lewan-specific, but he'd be in the group.
He's facing assault charges (LINK).
He was accused of intimidating Gibbons' alleged rape victim.
The immediate reaction to most of these has been to defend our guy against perceived witch hunts. "The damn buckeye was smirking when he talked to the cops! That Watchdog guy is insane, he's got a grudge!"
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Wasn't Incognito on the||
Wasn't Incognito on the Dolphin's 'Leadership Council' or whatever? (edit: yes, LINK)
Being in a position of authority/recognized by peers obviously isn't all you need to know about someone's character. Actions speak louder than words, and we've seen plenty from Lewan.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||The guy WON the game.||
The guy WON the game.
edit: beaten to the punch
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Upvoted for Fig Things. Those||
Upvoted for Fig Things. Those were happy days.
|13 weeks 14 hours ago||Devil's Night: It's Pure||
Devil's Night: It's Pure Michigan
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Why do hockey players quit||
Why do hockey players quit wearing cages in the pros? Going further afield, why do so many motorcyclists not wear helmets? Having a helemt on is uncomfortable and there are social norms around what is an appropriate risk, what looks silly, what makes you look like a 'scaredy cat' and what is different, period.
I'm skeptical your son has 'never been teased' - you're around him 24/7? Kids get teased about anything and everything, something unusual will get targetted eventually.
Not to say I don't agree with you. I hope your son keeps his helmet on and leads a baseball revolution.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Well, we had them tied at||
Well, we had them tied at least.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Look at the number of||
Look at the number of professional atheletes busted for weed every year - obviously, smoking weed didn't and doesn't stop them from getting contracts.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||6'1 reported height, same as||
6'1 reported height, same as CW.
It looks more like he's standing slightly behind CW to me.
|15 weeks 17 hours ago||NC State PF||
6'9, 325? Holy shit.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||A multi-year NFL starter||
A multi-year NFL starter saying 'I'll bet you season tickets' sounds and feels like a normal joe betting $20. White's backpedalling faster than Carmelo after throwing a punch so that's apparently not the case. Now what probably felt like a joke at the time is making White look like a lying sore loser.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Mannnnn it's too bad THJ||
Mannnnn it's too bad THJ dind't like the 'many faces of tim hardaway jr' meme, that was great stuff.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||What happened the first five||
What happened the first five times?
|16 weeks 4 days ago||"There are ways to influence||
"There are ways to influence a game without scoring." Yes indeed Aaron, yes indeed.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||This. We have a much better||
This. We have a much better shot if we beat Wisconsin ourselves. We've already beaten MSU twice, besides.
|17 weeks 12 hours ago||Also:||
Conventionally, at final Jeopardy people will wager to guarantee (as much as is possible) to win by at least $1. However, he would also set his final wager such that he would tie, meaning both he and this other person would return. The theory is he already outperformed them once - small sample size, but more than the 0 samples he has of an unknown new contestant. It could also get into their head or engender positive feelings - maybe they return the favor if they come out on top.
|17 weeks 20 hours ago||Very mailbag Such||
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Amen. The Knicks are going to||
Amen. The Knicks are going to remain an unsalvagable mess without a huge roster shakeup or bionic knees for amare. Even Shumpert has regressed (shooting 37%) and struggled with injuries this year. Maybe Tim can learn something from Phil but I don't see him winning a ring in NY any time soon.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Anyone can personally and||
Anyone can personally and instantly observe gravity, but making an informed decision about evolution requires reading something and thinking critically. It's depressing but that is setting the effort-bar too high for many.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||It's really odd that you'd||
It's really odd that you'd pick fnishing as the area GR3 needs to improve on. What makes you say that? Finishing is like the one thing he's always been great at.. whether he was creating his own shot (at first, never, but happening more often these days) or getting a dish (usually transition or backdoor cut). That was my impression from watching, and the stats back it up.
Chart from UMHoops:
|17 weeks 6 days ago||The damn numbers should be||
The damn numbers should be legible.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Looks cool but it seems||
Looks cool but it seems bizarre that a team would make something this for their internal draft prep. Now I imagine them having little shrine to each player they considered.